She mourned for her husband - The whole of her conduct indicates that she observed the form without feeling the power of sorrow.
She lost a captain and got a king for her spouse; this must have been deep affliction indeed: and therefore: -
- Lachrymas non sponte cadentes Effudit;
gemitusque expressit pectore laeto.
"She shed reluctant tears,
and forced out groans from a joyful heart.
Bath-sheba‘s mourning, like that of Abigail 1 Samuel 25:39-42, was probably limited to the customary time of seven days.